Animal Production


Animal Improvement

The Sub-Directorate administers the Animal Improvement Act, 1998 (Act No. 62 of 1998), and the Regulatory services for animal production, applications for livestock related.


  • Import and export authorizations
  • Registration of inseminators, semen collectors, embryo collectors and transferors
  • Registration of donor animals and collection centers
  • Registration of import and export agents
  • Evaluation and recognition of new breeds
  • Registration of registering authorities


Applications for Importing and/or Exporting Animals for Certain Purposes such as Shows, Applications for imports such as Animals And Genetic Material, commercial use, poultry eggs etc.


Registration and Renewals

Applications for registration as Breed Society or Registering Authority etc.

Forms and Procedures

Artificial Insemination (AI)

Applications for use of Boars, Bulls and Stallions for semen collection to be used for AI

Forms and Procedures


Applications for exporting live animals, embryo's, Ova, semen and ostrich/ eggs

Forms and Procedures